The Saudi Stock Exchange’s Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) closed Sunday’s trading session at 148.39 points, or 1.9%, higher to 7,972.51 points, registering its second consecutive growth and the highest level since 21 June 2017.
TASI’s traded volume stood at 189.25 million shares on Sunday, down from 189.27 million on Thursday, whereas liquidity rose to SAR 4.19 billion ($1.12 billion), against SAR 4.09 billion ($1.09 billion).
The food and staples retailing sector grew 5.5%, followed by consumer durables and apparel with 3.48%, banks with 1.85%, materials with 1.82%, and telecommunication services with 1.29%.
Jadwa REIT Saudi Fund’s stock inched down 0.21% to close the first session of this week at SAR 9.75, whereas the stocks of Nama Chemicals and Astra Industrial Group’s jumped 9.98% to SAR 19.18 and 9.97% to SAR 19.96, respectively.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development’s stock, which added 3.2% to SAR 13.48, was the most active after 50.6 million shares were exchanged, generating SAR 681.48 million in a turnover.
Al-Kathiri Holding Company’s stock was TASI’s best performer with 3.21%, reaching SAR 27, whereas Al-Omran Industrial Trading’s stock tumbled 3.35% to SAR 15.
In the meantime, the main index of the Nomu-Parallel Market, NOMU, increased for the second session in a row with 0.7% or 21.18 points to finish at 3,048.36 points.